Synonyms of exaggerate


1. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify, misinform, mislead

usage: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

2. overdo, exaggerate, make, do

usage: do something to an excessive degree; "He overdid it last night when he did 100 pushups"

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